May 1973


Letters to the Editor

The Hermit of Shin Pond

By Lore A. Rogers.

The Old Sow

By George M. Clarke.

The Railroad that Went Nowhere

By William G. Gove.

Room With a View

By Sally Adams.

North by East

Striking It Rich With Maine Tourmaline

By Jane Perham Stevens.

Getting the Garden Ready Old-Style

By Glenn Richmond.

Captain Frederick B. Guild and ‘Victory Chimes’

By Maribelle W. Rhodes.

Maine’s First Prima Donna

By Rada Fuller Nalon.

Journey Down Aroostook Waters

By Henry H. Franklin.

Spring Canoe Racing on the Dead River

A portfolio of color photographs.

A Queen’s Asylum at Wiscasset

By Donald T. Pitcher.

Maine’s Last Working Steam Tug

By Steven Lang.

The Down East Enterprise

Down East Bookshelf

Outdoor Maine

By Gene Letourneau.


By Doc Rockwell.


Cover: Port Clyde, Maine, by Nicky Bottger.